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Buddhists in Japan

Steven Kemper

in Rescued from the Nation: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Buddhist World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226199078
eISBN:
9780226199108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226199108.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Meiji Buddhists invited Olcott to Japan, and Dharmapala followed after. The Japanese wanted Olcott to show them ways to resist Christian missionizing, and he insisted that the first step was bringing ... More


Between the Cross and the Sword: Religious Conquest and Maroon Legitimacy in Colonial Esmeraldas

Charles Beatty-Medina

in Africans to Spanish America: Expanding the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036637
eISBN:
9780252093715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036637.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter explores how Christianization became an indispensable tool for Afro-Amerindian rebels seeking political legitimacy and continued autonomy on the frontiers of the Spanish empire and ... More


Sounds Transcendent: Gospel Music and the Negotiation of Proximity in Trinidad

Timothy Rommen

in Resounding Transcendence: Transitions in Music, Religion, and Ritual

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199737642
eISBN:
9780190490133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737642.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter explores the mediating position(s) of translocal music in Trinidadian Full Gospel worship. Pentecostalist missionizing, the North American gospel music industry’s presence in Trinidad ... More


Cleaving to the Other Side: Conversion to Christianity

Ellen D. Haskell

in Mystical Resistance: Uncovering the Zohar's Conversations with Christianity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190600433
eISBN:
9780190600457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600433.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the sense of threat that permeated Spanish Jews’ lives, explaining how the Zohar deploys its rhetoric of the Other Side’s evil powers to defame Christians and those who ... More


Government Raids on Religious Communities

Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer

in Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195398892
eISBN:
9780190269982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398892.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by defining a state raid and looks at the features of state raids on nontraditional religious movements (NRMs). It then turns to the history and background of the American ... More


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